David Marsh (golfer)

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David Marsh
Personal information
Full nameDavid Max Marsh
BornApril 1934 (age 86)
Southport, Lancashire, England
Nationality England

Dr David Max Marsh, MBE (born April 1934) is a former amateur golfer who is better known as a former Chairman of Everton Football Club.

Marsh was named captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews in 1990, having previously been president of the Lancashire and then English Unions between 1973 and 1975. He was the youngest captain of Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club in 1967.[1]

Marsh won the English Amateur in 1964 and 1970, and represented England on 75 occasions. He also participated in the Walker Cup, being a member of the victorious Great Britain and Ireland team in 1971. He went on to captain the team in 1973 and 1975.

Marsh became the Chairman of Everton Football Club in 1991 succeeding Philip Carter. Whilst in this position he courted with controversy over his appointment of Mike Walker.[2] He was succeeded by Peter Johnson in 1994.

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  1. ^ "Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club: History". Archived from the original on 2006-05-13.
  2. ^ Haylett, Trevor (August 1, 1994). "Football: Norwich anger as Everton appoint Walker". London: The Independent. Retrieved 2009-03-23.